The Civilization Of The Renaissance In Italy

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Jacob Burckhardt

Narrated By: Geoffrey Howard

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: January 2006

Duration: 14 hours 13 minutes


In this landmark study, Burckhardt chronicles the breakup of the medieval worldview that came with the rediscoveries of Greek and Roman culture and the new emphasis on the role of the individual. These went hand in hand with scientific achievement and a more naturalistic depiction of the world in art and literature.